Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a 32-island nation, considered as an extremely vulnerable country given that most of its social and economic activities are concentrated on the narrow, low-lying coast line, at risk to sea-level rise. Its National Economic and Social Development Plan 2013 – 2025 considers the sustainable development goals
agenda, taking into account how dependent the country’s economy is on its natural resources. The plan highlights adaptation measures based on the necessity to improve physical infrastructure, preserve the environment and build resilience. The multi-island country is also committed to reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by developing, among others, a National Energy Action Plan and a comprehensive Mitigation Assessment as included in their INDC.